[Editor's Note: Off the Grid trucks will begin serving Belmont on Monday, Feb. 25, NOT Feb. 18 as originally scheduled.]
In January, the Belmont Planning Commission granted the application for a conditional use permit to the company, Off the Grid, to operate the al fresco grab-and-go grub that's become so popular nationwide.
Off the Grid will roll its trucks on Mondays from 5-9 p.m. in the north Caltrain parking lot in the 1300 block of El Camino Real. (On the site of the Sunday Farmer's Market.)
According to its website, Off the Grid "is your roaming food truck extravaganza....bringing you delicious food with a free side of music, craft and soul."
Week one's featured trucks will be: The Chairman, Hiyaaa Roll, Sanguchon SF, Sam's Chowder, El Sur, Hapa SF, Del Popolo and Kara's Cupcakes.
According to a press release issued by Off the Grid, the food truck company began in June 2010, "With the simple idea that grouping street food vendors together would create an experience that would allow neighbors to connect with friends, and families to reconnect with each other. Since then Off the Grid has worked hard to develop markets that are both located in urban cores of cities, and that utilize spaces that are not easily activated effectively throughout the day"
Currently, Off the Grid operates 16 weekly markets in the greater Bay Area, and works with nearly 150+ vendors weekly.
Off the Grid will provide lights, chairs, trash/recycle receptacles and covered areas in case of rain.
For more information, check out Off the Grid's website by clicking here.
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